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Yehuda Amichai: A Child is Something Else Again

A child is something else again. Wakes up
in the afternoon and in an instant he’s full of words,
in an instant he’s humming, in an instant warm,
instant light, instant darkness.

August 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Philip Terman: Darwish and Amichai Share Poems in Heaven

the breath of their words
shaping the winds
across the deserts
of their homeland,
which is the same homeland

December 22, 2019 · 1 Comment

Video: Translators Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld read from Open Closed Open by Yehuda Amichai

Open Closed Open by Yehuda Amichai, translated from the Hebrew by Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld. Biographies Chana Bloch, is the author of Blood Honey and Mrs. Dumpty, and co-translator of … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Naomi Shihab Nye: Questions in July

  Where does terror come from? Possibly from people who are terrified. Why does it hurt more when the killed were boys on a beach? They had the breath of the sea in their … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

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